Climate

Scholarly Publications

Japanese Entrepreneurship: Can the Silicon Valley Model Be Applied to Japan?

December 1999

Since 1992, the Japanese economy has been utterly stagnant, with signs of weak performance at every turn.

Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Urban Dynamics in Chengdu, 1975-2002

October 2003

Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan, has undergone rapid transformation during China's post-reform period between 1978 and 2003.

Early-Stage Valuation in the Biotechnology Industry

February 2008

Biotechnology (or biotech) has impacted almost every aspect of human life.

Other Publications

Climate Change and China's Agricultural Sector: Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation

May 2010

Although China and the United States are the two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China’s emissions on a per capita basis are significantly lower than those of the U.S.: in 2005, per capita...

Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis

November 2012

SummaryClimate change can reasonably be expected to increase the frequency and intensity of a variety of potentially disruptive environmental events-slowly at first, but then more quickly.

Confronting Climate Change: What Can the US and Japan Contribute to Creating Sustainable Societies?

May 2018

This report was produced for the Abe Fellows Global Forum 2017 symposiums on climate change, held in partnership with Stanford University's Walter H.

News

Climate change and China's agricultural sector

August 2010

A new issue brief by Scott Rozelle and fellow researchers Jinxia Wang and Jikun Huang concludes that climate change will have a significant effect on China's crop yields and impact its economy,...

Tackling conservation, climate change and development in Southeast Asia

February 2013

Tim Forsyth, a Lee Kong Chian Fellow, speaks about the gap between conservation efforts and economic and social development in Southeast Asia.

Security and foreign policy leaders call for global climate action

October 2015

Forty-eight national security and foreign policy leaders urged U.S.

Events

Energy and Climate Change in India

February 25, 1999

India is the fourth largest producer of carbon emissions from fossil fuel combustion. At current growth rates, its emissions will surpass those of the US today by 2022.

Long-Term Power Options for India: Myths, Realities, and Insights

November 22, 1999

The history of Indian power sector is abound with myths like those that envisioned the big projects as "temples of modern India" some fifty years ago, to the recent characterization of the sector...

Indonesia's Gus Dur: A Fox among Tigers

February 3, 2000

Among heads of state, Indonesia's is unique--and uniquely challenged. Aburrahman Wahid ("Gus Dur") is virtually blind and has suffered two strokes.

Projects

Leadership in China's High Tech Companies

From an unprecedented number of start-ups to a rising class of billion-dollar giants going global, high technology companies in China have a dramatically increasing need for effective leadership....
English

Entrepreneurship in Japan: New Patterns After Post-Bubble Reforms

After the end of the bubble economy in Japan in the early 1990s, policymakers legislated an ambitious program to reform corporate governance, finance, and education.
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Multimedia

Enhancing South Korea's Security: The U.S. Alliance and Beyond

March 2009

Two decades ago, South Korea appeared on the path to greatly increased security. The Cold War was ending, fundamentally improving South Korea’s regional security environment.